Double Sided Gadsden Flag
This flag is available in several sizes.
First flown aboard one of the first ships in the United States Navy, the Alfred, on January 4th, 1776 making it the oldest recorded flag of the United States. It is called the “Gadsden Flag” after the designer, Colonel Christopher Gadsden who presented it to the Commodore of the new U.S. Navy, Esek Hopkins. Thus the flag is also sometimes called the “Hopkins Flag”.
- Rough Tex (C)(R) 100D fabric for longer wear
- 4 rows of stitching on the fly
- UV block protected
- anti-rain and anti-acid protection
- excellent wind resistance compared to basic polyester
Our exclusive Rough Tex Fabric Finish surface treatment composition, coated textiles and flag fabrics, to enhance printing of designs and patterns; Fabric Finish treated to preserve color (UV Protection) dyes and inks to reduce fade; Flag Bunting Fabric that may or may not have printed patterns and designs for use in textile flag applications, namely Ruffin Flags exclusive Rough Tex bunting used in the manufacture of flags, banners and bunting.
Made of durable and long-lasting nylon fabric and solid brass grommets, this flag lasts much longer than our Standard flag. You won’t find nylon flags with higher tensile and tear strength. It has excellent strength retention under UV exposure, and high resistance to UV fading. The colors are deep, bright, and last over time due to the aniline dye process. They have better wash-fastness and light-fastness than nylons of similar fabric construction. One inch double edge fold around flag, with four rows of stitching on the fly edge. There reinforced stitching at the top and bottom of the fly edge of the flag.